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23 Jul, 2014, 09:48 ET Business Owners Want Clean Water Rules

A new national scientific poll of small business owners released today, found that large majorities favor federal protection of clean water and...


25 Jun, 2014, 12:31 ET Businesses Fear Climate Change; New Poll Shows Business Owners Worried, Want Govt Action

Today, the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), which represents a membership network of more than 200,000 businesses, released new poll...


25 Mar, 2014, 15:17 ET Business Leaders Endorse Proposed New EPA Clean Water Rule

Today, the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), which with its member organizations represents more than 200,000 businesses across the...


27 Jun, 2013, 11:38 ET New Poll: Small Business Owners Have Strong Bipartisan Support for Clean, Safe Energy, Including Measures in Obama's Climate Plans

A national, scientific poll shows that small business owners across party lines, support safer, cleaner, more efficient and renewable energy. The...


27 Jun, 2013, 11:15 ET Surprising Beliefs from Conservative Business Owners

A recent poll of small business owners across the United States produced a surprising result: a majority oppose public subsidies for oil, coal, and...


17 Jun, 2013, 11:00 ET POLL: Almost Half of Small Business Owners Say Access to Credit Still a Problem; Large Majorities Support More Innovation in Lending

Almost half (47%) of small business owners say that access to credit is currently a problem for their business, according a new national poll...


07 Jun, 2013, 13:05 ET Business Leaders Urge President to Allow G8 to Close Corporate Tax Loopholes

The American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), whose members represent 165,000 U.S. businesses, sent a letter to President Obama today urging...


28 Nov, 2012, 11:47 ET Toxic Chemicals in Furniture Linked to Cancer, Other Health Risks Unfair to Manufacturers, Retailers

American Sustainable Business Council Many foam sofa cushions in the U.S. contain flame-retardants known to pose risks to human health,...


13 Nov, 2012, 11:00 ET Toxic Chemical Reform Good for Business - New Poll

91% of Small Business Owners Believe Chemical Industry Should Be Held Responsible for Safe Chemicals in Marketplace  U.S. small...


02 Jul, 2012, 09:12 ET Chemical Industry Trade Association Condemns U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)

Business leaders applaud USGBC's Ethics and Innovation Source: American Sustainable Business Council American business leaders are speaking...


10 May, 2012, 09:15 ET Toxic Chemicals & Corporate Integrity: New "Code of Conduct" Needed, Say Business Leaders

 Business leaders called for companies to adopt a new market code of conduct and practices after the investigation by the Chicago Tribune...


25 Apr, 2012, 13:19 ET Report on Cancer Doesn't Hurt U.S. Businesses: Chemical Company Exec Testifies at Congressional Hearing

 The Report on Cancer, an esteemed study that evaluates chemicals for their links to cancer, produced by the National Institute of...


03 Nov, 2011, 11:38 ET Toxic Chemicals in Crib Mattresses: Market Opportunity to Shift to Safer Products

American Sustainable Business Council: Market Demand for Safer Products Creates Economic Growth The information released in The Mattress Matters:...


28 Jul, 2011, 19:30 ET Business Groups Reiterate Support for CFPB as Hearing Takes Aim at Bureau

This afternoon, the House Small Business Committee Subcommittee on Investigations, Oversight and Regulations will hold a hearing entitled, "Open...


02 Jun, 2011, 16:08 ET White House Meets with Visionaries for New Economic Design for U.S. Recovery

American Sustainable Business Council Presents Leading Concepts for Repairing U.S. Economy With lingering difficulties for the economy, members...


15 Jul, 2010, 17:29 ET American Sustainable Business Council Applauds Financial Reform Passage As Vital for Business

Today's passage of financial reform is a crucial step in rebalancing our economy from Wall Street to Main Street and preventing a repeat of the...


15 Apr, 2010, 12:23 ET Toxic Chemical Reform is Good for Business

Modern Business Leaders Call for Change to Inspire Consumer Confidence New Bill Introduced Today to Reform Nation's Chemical Laws The American...